flush it

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v flush it fail to get a passing grade "She studied hard but failed nevertheless","Did I fail the test?"
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Usage

In literature:

Then he read the letter and a flush swept over his face, making its red almost purple.
"No Defense, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
She flushed at the thought of it; it seemed so absurd.
"Carnac's Folly, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
Her tenseness relaxed, her flushed face went gradually back to its normal tint.
"Victory" by Joseph Conrad
She flushed in the dark as she thought of Garstin's probable comments on her situation if he knew of it!
"December Love" by Robert Hichens
His face was flushed when she began; when she finished it was white.
"Cap'n Dan's Daughter" by Joseph C. Lincoln
And it was true that she was looking very pretty, with her cheeks flushed and her eyes sparkling.
"The Little Warrior" by P. G. Wodehouse
It was a moment before he came up with her, and when he did so his face was flushed.
"The Battle Ground" by Ellen Glasgow
But what sort of a flush is it upon her cheeks?
"Dr. Heidenhoff's Process" by Edward Bellamy
Flush with the window it would have made an admirable means of attack, but why the space between?
"The Yeoman Adventurer" by George W. Gough
Susan looked flushed and strange; she had a queer smile; she kissed her as if she didn't know she was doing it.
"The Reverberator" by Henry James
Perhaps, too, for you, it is better, that your lover should be no longer in the first flush of youth.
"Eugene Aram, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A sudden flush overspread her countenance, and then left it paler than before.
"Kenelm Chillingly, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
As he extended it towards the Comedian, his hand trembled, and his cheek flushed.
"What Will He Do With It, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A deep flush passed over Star's face; then vanished, leaving it deadly pale, a mask of ivory with eyes of flame.
"Captain January" by Laura E. Richards
Pennington came running with it to the regiment, his face flushed and his eyes big.
"The Sword of Antietam" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Joy flushed her pale cheeks, and diffused its tender radiance over her pure blue eyes.
"The Fallen Leaves" by Wilkie Collins
Rescue myself from the stinking pit I'd sunk into without flushing Dan away along with it.
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" by Cory Doctorow
In her arms she had an eighteen-months-old baby, with nothing on but its little shirt; with bare legs, flushed cheeks, and ruffled white hair.
"The Possessed" by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Ronder caught it; he flushed.
"The Cathedral" by Sir Hugh Walpole
Her cheeks flushed, and to hide them she leant over the water's edge and began to trail her finger in its clear wave.
"Lady Merton, Colonist" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
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In poetry:

But still in the poet's music
Lives the flush of that happy time,
And still from my heart at moments
Peals an answer to its chime.
"Schiller And Sunshine" by Alexander Anderson
Red is the orange on its bough,
To-morrow’s sun shall fling
O’er Cintra’s hazel-shaded brow
The flush of April’s wing.
"Agnes" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
We enter it just as crimson flush
Of morn illumines the hills with light,
And patiently wait the first mad rush
Of pinions soaring in airy flight.
"Autumn Days" by William Henry Drummond
``Was it not here you got the name
Which is of you so close a part,
That, uttered, it hath magic claim
To flush love's cheek, to flood love's heart?
"Outside The Village Church" by Alfred Austin
And kissed away some tears that gushed;
But how she trembled, timid dove,
When my soul broke its silence, flushed
With a whole burning June of love.
"A Year's Courtship" by Henry Timrod
Then sing with thy back to those summers,
And the wild quick flush of that time
When thy heart had no thought of its fellows
Or the sacred priesthood of rhyme."
"Early Poet Life" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

It's the fourth experimental flush since 1996.
Kate's prego - and it's a real a royal flush .
It was a Niagara Stealth,8 gallon-per- flush model.
Kitten Rescued After Child Attempted To Flush It.
Flushing volleyball is going for its fifth quarterfinal appearance in Class A They take on Fenton Thursday in the regional final.
He said few people know they are supposed to flush their water heaters annually, and even fewer do it.
He said there is no way of determining how long the department will spend at each hydrant because it is unknown how long it will take to flush the line.
The HWU said it anticipates that all hydrants will be flushed by Thursday.
Since its second quarter report late last month, shares of Flushing Financial Corp.
The Water Utility will be conducting a flush of Juneau's water distribution system, starting in downtown on Monday and gradually working its way toward the Tee Harbor area, according to the announcement.
Some people test higher for lead after the treatment until it flushes from their system.
The town of Andrews will be conducting its semi-annual water hydrant flushing on Wednesday, Oct 17, and Thursday, Oct 18.
The University of California is yanking its new, modern logo after an intense backlash against the design, which some compared to a flushing toilet.
Marking the ledge 's side protrusion so it will be flush with the arm rest side.
The University of California is yanking its new , modern logo after an intense backlash against the design, which some compared to a flushing toilet.
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In science:

Then, it is flushed with the operating gas (CO2-n-pentane mixture) for additional two days. 3. HV check - After 48 hours of flushing the gas mixture, the module is tested under HV.
The Cosmic Ray Hodoscopes for Testing Thin Gap Chambers at the Technion and Tel Aviv University
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